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BBC Lifestyle to expand advertising prospects in Africa

BBC Studios is planning to offer advertising opportunities on its BBC Lifestyle channel for clients across sub-Saharan Africa in countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia...

29 Aug 2019

Steve Harvey to host African version of 'Family Feud'

American celebrity and television host, Steve Harvey will launch and host Fremantle's Family Feud in South Africa and Ghana...

27 Aug 2019

Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

Madgoat TV seeks license in Kenya

Dubai-based investor Ricardo Badoer is seeking a commercial free to air television licence for the sports and entertainment channel Madgoat TV (MGTV)...

23 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

Africa Channel grows Africa-based team

Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...

20 Aug 2019

BBC focuses on branded services in Africa

BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...

19 Aug 2019

StarTimes to launch 'Blood Sisters' in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series...

19 Aug 2019

BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda...

16 Aug 2019

East Africa Got Talent available on Clouds TV, Citizen TV, NBS

East Africa's Got Talent, a talent show competition which is part of the Got Talent franchise owned by Simon Cowell, launched last weekend with a live screening at the Coca Cola headquarters...

15 Aug 2019

Discover Digital International partnered with SPI/Filmbox

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) will now offer FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon HD and FashionBox HD...

14 Aug 2019

CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host

CNN International's African Voices is entering a new era in its quest to profile outstanding individuals across the continent with a new name, a new host and new format...

13 Aug 2019

Ethiopia detains journalists amid southern unrest

Ethiopian authorities arrest Sidama Media Network workers in southern Ethiopia amid unrest...

13 Aug 2019

Startimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022...

13 Aug 2019

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